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Thursday Jul 17 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

The Strand will host BOC's production of Britten's 'Albert Herring' July 24-27

Next week, Dorchester will be participating in the worldwide centenary celebrations of the British composer Benjamin Britten with four free performances of one of his comic operas at the Strand Theatre, thanks to the annual visit of the crowd-and critic-pleasing Boston Opera Collaborative .

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Ludlow Advertiser

Edge Chamber Choir set to make Ludlow debut

THE Edge Chamber Choir, described as a fusion of voices and the saxophone, is set to make its debut in Ludlow.

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Related Topix: Classical, Britten

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Benjamin Britten triumphs in San Francisco

The title character of Benjamin Britten's first and best-known opera is a social outcast in a claustrophobic fishing village on the raw British coast.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, War Requiem, Classical, Civic Center (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Entertainment

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Examiner.com

A full program of instrumental Britten concludes the SFS centennial celebration

The focus of the final program in the Britten Centennial Celebration series of concerts by the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall, conducted by Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas , consisted entirely of Benjamin Britten's instrumental music.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Opera returns to the stage of Davies Symphony Hall and triumphs

During the course of his tenure with the San Francisco Symphony , Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas has experimented several times with the performance of full-length operas, usually working with a stage director who judiciously used the space on the Davies Symphony Hall stage not occupied by the orchestra.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Symphony, Alban Berg

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Broadway

Alex Jennings on Scaring Children (But Not Too Much) in London's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Alex Jennings won a 2003 Olivier Award for playing Henry Higgins in the Trevor Nunn-directed revival of My Fair Lady , and the protean actor is now back at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in an altogether different sort of show.

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Related Topix: Short, London, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, A Midsummer Night's Dream, George Bush, Classical, Britten

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Iron Tongue of Midnight

Lower Prices for Peter Grimes at SF Symphony

If you're hesitating about going to see Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes at San Francisco Symphony, perhaps this special price offer will get you off the fence, or perhaps the preview page at SFS .

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Related Topix: Classical, San Francisco Symphony

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